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  • Gulf Arabs demand return of state authority in Yemen

    DUBAI (Reuters) - Gulf Arab states have demanded the restoration of government authority in Yemen, issuing a thinly veiled criticism of rebels with ties to Iran who have taken control of the capital, Sanaa. Fighters from the Shi'ite Muslim Houthi...
  • Saudi Arabia fears Yemeni tumult may boost its main foe Iran

    By Angus McDowall RIYADH (Reuters) - The capture of Yemen's capital by rebels with ties to Iran has jolted Saudi Arabia, prompting a scramble by Riyadh to prevent its Shi'ite Muslim rival from exploiting the takeover to make trouble in the kingdom's...
  • Peace agreement calls for immediate cease-fire in Yemen

    Peace agreement calls for immediate cease-fire in Yemen
    A peace agreement signed in Yemen on Sunday offered hope for a resolution to a spate of sectarian violence that has killed more than 140 people and reportedly led to the resignation of the country’s prime minister. The impoverished but...
  • Drone crashes in south Yemen: witnesses

    ADEN (Reuters) - A drone similar those used by the United States to track down and attack suspected al Qaeda militants in Yemen crashed in the southern part of the country on Tuesday, witnesses and a local official said. Witnesses said the aircraft...
  • U.N. Security Council blacklists foreign fighters, recruiters

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - A United Nations Security Council committee blacklisted on Tuesday more than a dozen foreign extremist fighters, fundraisers and recruiters tied to militant groups in Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan, Tunisia and Yemen, including a...
  • Yemen president warns of civil war as factions collide

    SANAA (Reuters) - President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi has warned Yemenis their country is heading toward civil war after the takeover of the capital by Shi'ite Muslim rebels, a move that has allowed the insurgents to dictate terms to a weakened, fractured...
  • Yemen frees members of Iran Revolutionary Guards: sources

    SANAA (Reuters) - Yemen freed at least three suspected Iranian Revolutionary Guard members on Thursday who had been held for months over alleged ties to a Shi'ite Muslim insurgent group that has seized control of much of the capital Sanaa, a senior...
  • Two soldiers, four militants killed in eastern Yemen: official

    ADEN (Reuters) - Two Yemeni soldiers and four suspected militants were killed when soldiers raided a house used by insurgents in the restive eastern province of Hadramout, a local security official said on Sunday. Hadramout has seen an increased level of...
  • Talks on new Yemeni government collapse over Shi'ite Houthi subsidy demands

    SANAA (Reuters) - Talks on forming a new Yemeni government collapsed on Sunday over demands by Shi'ite Muslim Houthis to restore fuel subsidies cut by President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi, officials said, and further demonstrations in the capital Sanaa were...
  • Saudi court sentences one to death, 13 to jail, for attacks

    RIYADH (Reuters) - A Saudi Arabian court on Monday sentenced one man to death and 13 others to prison terms of up to 30 years for their part in a series of militant attacks against government and foreign targets last decade, state media reported. The...
  • Plot to kill former Yemeni president with bomb in tunnel under compound foiled -aide

    SANAA (Reuters) - An aide to Yemen's former president Ali Abdullah Saleh said on Thursday his security team had uncovered a plot to kill him with explosives planted in a tunnel running to a mosque inside his residential compound in Sanaa. Yemen's...